Mr. Nguyen Do

Chairman – VietCham
Partner – YKVN LLP

Nguyen is a member of YKVN’s International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice. He specializes in commercial dispute resolution, with the focus on construction, international trade, and oil & gas. He also provides advisory work in contract drafting and negotiation.

Member of both the Washington State Bar Association and the Hanoi Bar Association, Nguyen is among a handful of international lawyers who are also qualified in Vietnam. In his practice, Nguyen has represented state-owned group and entities, multi-national enterprises, and private companies in the various forum including US Courts, Vietnamese Courts, as well as VIAC, SIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL and GAFTA arbitrations.

 

Ms. Jane Huong Nguyen

President & Chief Executive – VietCham
Executive Director – Bank of Singapore

Ms. Nguyen is currently the Executive Director of Bank of Singapore. She is responsible for developing and overseeing banking relationships with high- and ultra-high-net worth clientele in Indochina region. Ms Nguyen is an ASEAN scholar and graduated from National University of Singapore (Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours), majoring in Finance.  She also has received her Executive MBA degree (with Honours) from University of Chicago, Booth Business School .

With over 14 years of work experience and valuable knowledge of the financial, banking and investment industry, we believe that she and her team will be able to help establish an industry-specific platform to connect professionals working in this industry and therefore facilitate more business opportunities for financial institutions in both Singapore and Vietnam. We welcome volunteers to contribute their time and energy to help us organize networking events and activities for our industry members.

 

Mr. Dang Khai Minh

Partner & Head of Singapore Office – YKVN LLP

K. Minh Dang is the senior partner of YKVN and has more than 30 years of experience in a wide variety of international transactions including acquisitions, joint ventures, public and private financings and restructurings. He regularly advises international companies and funds investing in Vietnam and Vietnamese companies investing internationally. Minh has been active in Vietnam oil and gas matters since the mid-90’s.

Minh also heads up YKVN’s international arbitration practice. He advised PetroVietnam in a successful Singapore arbitration initiated by a consortium of three international oil companies. Minh focuses on complex projects and disputes where YKVN is lead counsel coordinating with other firms brought in by YKVN as co-counsel.

Minh has been recognized by Chambers Asia and the Asia Pacific Legal 500 for many years. Chambers 2016 calls him “a very sharp lawyer with great strategic visions.” Chambers 2015 refers to expertise as “spanning the full gamut of corporate issues including joint ventures, restructuring, and M&A.” The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015 describes Minh as “a very experienced deal lawyer, who combines excellent market knowledge in Vietnam and Southeast Asia with a top tier US law firm approach to quality and client serviceí”.

 

 

GLOSS ON ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

VietCham Singapore is a Member-driven organization: the supreme authority of VietCham is vested in the General Meetings of Members. The main organs and officers of VietCham are:
(a) The Members in General Meetings;
(b) The Board of Directors, comprising of no less than five (5) persons, each elected directly by Members at the General Meetings, or appointed or co-opted by the Board pursuant to the Constitution and by-laws;
(c) The President, elected by the Board of Directors among themselves;
(d) The Chief Executive, elected by the Board of Directors among themselves;
(e) The Executive Committee, appointed and headed by the Chief Executive; and
(f) The Advisory Panel, nominated by the Chief Executive with the Board’s approval.
The organisation is led by the Board of Directors, and advised by the Advisory Panel. The daily operation of VietCham Singapore is run by the Executive Committee.